Tairangi School Procedure Statement
SUSPENSION - NAG 5 Health & Safety, NAG 6 Legislation & Regulations
The following procedure will be strictly followed by the school:
Student offends: Gross misconduct or continual disobedience AND
Harmful or dangerous example (or likely to harm)
Principal Consults senior teacher in offending student’s area
ONLY Principal – unless BOT appoints someone to act in Principal’s absence
May stand the student down for a specified period of up to 5 days in a term, up to a total of 10 days in a year.
May suspend the student until the BOT decides the outcome.
BOT Meets within 7 days to decide1 on what action to take
May lift the suspension and return student to school with or without conditions.
May extend the suspension for a reasonable set period with a view to getting the student back to school.
May exlude the student (under 16) or expel (over 16) – only in the most serious cases, meaning they don not want the student back in the school.
Principal must now try and get the student into another school within 10 days.
Accepted by another school To School
Failing acceptance at another school To Ministry
Ministry of Education after consultation either:
Arrange with suspending school to return student – MOE lifts suspension To School
Or Arrange with another school to enroll the student To School
Or Direct parents to enroll student at the Correspondence School (TCS) To School
(first refer to SES to get a report for TCS)
If student is out of school – the system has broken down, refer to NETS To School
1. After information is given and parents/students heard, the BOT may take their decision in one of three was:
File:suspension5.doc Procedure Statement – Suspension Flow Chart